Shows rural and urban life in Argentina, contrasting the high agricultural area of the pampas and the industrial, business, and shipping center of Buenos Aires. Describes life and work on one of the great estancias devoted to the raising of livestock and the growing of such crops as wheat and flax Topics: Farm life, Industries, Farm life, Industries
Profiles five families who have chosen to homestead in rural Maine. Shows the newcomers baking bread, farming, building their own homes, chopping wood, and participating in town meetings. Interviews with the homesteaders emphasize their need to be resourceful and strong-willed in order to survive in such an environment Topics: Moving, Household, Farm life, Country life, Country life, Farm life, Moving, Household
This World War II film celebrates International Harvester's contribution to the war effort, producing vehicles for the Army. The International Harvester Company (abbreviated first IHC and later IH) was a U.S. manufacturer of agricultural machinery, construction equipment, trucks, and household and commercial products. In 1902, J.P. Morgan merged the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company and Deering Harvester Company, along with three smaller agricultural equipment firms, to form International... Topics: International Harvest, World War II, Tractor, Halftrack, WWII, Prime Mover, Agriculture, Farm...
Producer and director, Robert Thurber; writers, Robert B. Stulberg, Nancy R. Thurber, Robert Thurber; narrator, James Earl Jones Documents the working conditions of Florida farm laborers and the lack of governmental and industrial response to their plight. Examines the growth of agribusiness in relation to the Florida citrus industry Summary Discusses the plight of migrant workers in the citrus groves of Florida. Comments on the industry and the government which supports it. Produced by Robert... Topics: 16mm Film, Series: A Day Without Sunshine, Educational Film, Agricultural laborers, Agricultural... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byMike Kavanaugh, MaryEllen Churchill, and Kathy Katz
A 47-minute documentary about San Francisco's "The Farm," which was a remarkable urban laboratory and creative space, in addition to being a farm with animals, vegetables, fruit trees, farmers, circus performers, discussions, performance, punk rock shows, and much much more... Topics: The Farm, Jack Wickert, Bonnie Ora Sherk, urban farming, urban gardening, circus, children,...
"Uncover the countless ways in which Central and South American civilizations have influenced the U.S....from language to medicine, from food to manufacturing Topics: vhs, teen viewer, Central American culture, South American culture, ancient civilization, manifest... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Harvest of Shame Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Shows the degradation and exploitation of millions of migratory farm workers in the United States. Spokesmen for the groups present their views, both for and against the use of migratory workers under the conditions seen. Topics: Educational Film, Series: Harvest of Shame, United States (1951-1999), Labor and laboring classes,...
An excerpt from Farmcore, a 45-minute documentary about The Farm, the remarkable rural oasis under the freeways in San Francisco from 1974-1986, an autonomous zone that housed farm animals, rehearsal, and performance space, theater and punk rock... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Farm, San Francisco, punk rock, 1970s, eviction, utopian experiment